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28 Oct Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Real-life Business Cases

Geneva / 17:00 - 18:00

Dear alumni,
You are invited to Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Real-life Business Cases, an online event, taking place on October 28, 2020, 17:00-18:00 and featuring Dr Marcin Pietrzyk, the Founder and CEO of Unit8 and an alumnus of INSEAD IN-BOARD’17 and MAP’14.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Real-life Business Cases, Online Event
October 28, 2020, 17:00-18:00
AI has a potential to become a game-changing technology, bringing solutions for real-life industry challenges. In this interactive event the discussion will start with a quick refresh on AI, indicating the potential and the myths around it, followed by a few real-life business case studies that demystify AI. The cases will show how AI can help different industries from finance to pharma, and from chemical to manufacturing sectors. It will finish with a deep dive into a couple of real-life business examples to showcase the positive return on investment (ROI) of the AI application.

Speaker’s bio

Dr Marcin Pietrzyk, IN-BOARD’17 and MAP’14, Founder & CEO Unit8 
Before establishing Unit8  in 2017, Marcin was Head of Big Data & Business Intelligence at Swisscom, leading the data & AI activities. At Unit8 he focuses on artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, data science, advanced analytics, software engineering solutions, delivering a strong track record of positive ROI across manufacturing, chemical, pharma, automotive and finance industries. He completed his PhD (data mining and machine learning) in Orange Labs, Sophia Antipolis, France, and was a visiting lecturer for the EMBA program at the University of St. Gallen. Marcin has a wealth of experience in using AI, advanced analytics, data science to solve business challenges as well as a strong belief in “AI for good” – a positive impact of AI on our society.

Key Facts
When: Wednesday October 28, 2020 17:00-18:00

Where: Please kindly register before 23 October. Zoom link will be sent to you by XING Events after your registration. Please check your spam folder, if the XING Events email does not appear in your inbox.
Registration: On Xing Events https://www.xing-events.com/UNIT8GE20 (The event is free but registration is required.)

Programme: 17:00-18:00
AI & Real-Life Business Cases – interactive presentation and discussion:

– refreshing on AI: the potential and the myths;

– sharing the real-life business cases that demystify AI (from finance to pharma, and from chemical to manufacturing sectors);

– deep dive into a couple of real-life business examples to showcase the positive return on investment (ROI) of the AI application.

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Ingrida Elijosiute, IEP’07, Geneva Chapter Committee Member
Mina Draganova, MAP’17J, President Geneva Chapter


October 28
17:00 - 18:00
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